Women of Colour Global Women's Strike: with other groups in the Global Women's Strike we fight for prisoner's rights.


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Selma James’ message to Mumia, after news of the terrible Lucretia Clemons judgment that denied his latest appeal for legal redress.   

By Global Women's Strike | 4th April 2023

Dear Mumia, It is painful to envisage your having to read this judgement where, once again, the evidence of your innocence is drowned in a racist class sadism. This is how the truth continues to be hidden.  We know from your own example and writings that prisoners often win justice by becoming jailhouse lawyers for themselves and each other.…

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Why a retrial for Mumia Abu-Jamal is necessary…

By Global Women's Strike | 4th December 2022

On December 16, 2022, Judge Lucretia Clemons (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas)  Will Hold the Final Hearing Where She Will Grant or Deny Formal Review of New Exculpatory Evidence, Abu-Jamal’s Best Chance at a New Trial Prepared by Dr. Johanna Fernandez (jfernandez1202@gmail.com) and Ira Arlook iarlook@gmail.com [1] J. Patrick O’Connor, The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2008): pp. 81-85, 119. [2] O’Connor, The…

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Race and Wrongful Convictions in the US, published by the National Registry of Exonerations.

By Global Women's Strike | 4th September 2022

Download the report here…

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Screening of “In Prison My Whole Life” part of the International Offensive to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, in which over 500 organisations took part.

By Global Women's Strike | 24th March 2018

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal. Award-winning journalist & Black Panther wrongly imprisoned for over 30 years. Public meeting & film showing Saturday 24 March 2018 – 7pm Crossroads Women’s Centre 25 Wolsey Mews, London NW5 2DX

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Women of Colour GWS invited speak on a panel discussion at a screening Stephen Vittoria’s film, Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary.

By Global Women's Strike | 30th April 2014

Women of Colour Global was an invited speak on a panel discussion at a screening Stephen Vittoria’s film, by the Development & Conflict Group at University of Westminster’s School of Law. Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary  a film by STEPHEN VITTORIA  (119 minutes) Wednesday 30 April 2014 at 6 p.m. Venue: School of Law, University of Westminster, 4 Little Titchfield Street, London…

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Letter to the supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal from the Global Women’s Strike, Women of Colour in GWS and Pay Day Men’s Network.

By Global Women's Strike | 4th October 2008

Dear supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal,                                                                            Mumia, as he is known to millions, has been fighting for a new trial free of racism.  In December, a petition on Mumia’s behalf will be filed before the US Supreme Court centered on the key issue: that racism kept some Black people off the jury which convicted Mumia. If the Court accepts this, Mumia…

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A Chronology of Injustice: The case of Winston Silcott’s conviction to be overturned

By Global Women's Strike | 11th August 2003

Riveting chronology of events explains why Winston Silcott’s truthful defence was never put to the jury and why after 12 years in prison, the police and media are still pursuing him.

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Photos from the Mumia Rally Brixton, 25 March 2015 and XR's The Big One, April 2023.

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